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South Africa weather in May 2023
- 1919°C max day temperature
- 1212 days with some rainfall
- 1010°C min night temperature
- 1010 hours of daylight per day
- 0No heat & humidity
- 136136 mm of monthly rainfall
- 44 (Moderate) UV index
- 1515°C sea temperature
Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in South Africa in May. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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The May weather guide for South Africa (Cape Town) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.
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How hot is it in South Africa in May?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 19°C in Cape Town, South Africa in May, falling to 10°C at night.
How sunny is it in South Africa in May?
There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cape Town, South Africa in May - that's 60% of daylight hours.
How warm is the sea around South Africa in May?
The average sea temperature around Cape Town, South Africa in May is 15°C.
Does it rain in South Africa in May?
There are usually 12 days with some rain in Cape Town, South Africa in May and the average monthly rainfall is 136mm.
South Africa May sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for South Africa in May 2023. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The South Africa sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Monday, 1st May 2023||07:21||18:06|
|Tuesday, 16th May 2023||07:32||17:53|
|Wednesday, 31st May 2023||07:42||17:46|
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